Roasted Potato & Garlic Soup

I am into autumn comfort foods, which for me means soup. Lots of it, ready to go. Make big batches, freeze it and you will have healthy meals ready in a flash. This recipe can be modified if you are vegetarian or vegan. Switch up the toppings, but it’s delicious on its own. Roasted Potato…

Barbacoa Tacos

We felt the need to celebrate Mexican cuisine this week on Cinco de Mayo. Really, it was an excuse to make tacos. This barbacoa sauce is easy and can be made ahead. Go buy some chipotles in adobo, make some pico de gallo and you’re on your way to yummy tacos. Barbacoa Tacos Serves 4-6…

Spicy Salmon Gyro Lettuce Wraps

I first made this recipe about 8 years before I went to culinary school. I was training for a marathon and was interested in finding recovery meals for after a long run. Runner’s World had this in their recipe bank and it became the inspiration for my version. This was a hit for my “On…

Lentil Salad

This week, I am pulling from the pantry and using whatever greens, seeds and produce are in my house. You know there is a bag of green lentils lurking around in your pantry – now you get to use them. Make a batch and keep them in the fridge all week to throw into a…

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

It has finally cooled off here and autumn has arrived. There is an abundance of squash varieties in the produce section and that means it’s time to add them back into your meal rotation. Butternut squash also makes a huge presence, whether precut or in the freezer section ready to use. Try this recipe and…

Grilled Romaine & Tomato Salad with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

Grill your greens , I beg you!The most simple of lettuces that are in your grocery carts can be transformed when on the grill .Grill some cherry or grape tomatoes alongside and let’s see what happens. I added a little flat iron steak and roasted potatoes and there you have it a hearty meal. Grilled…